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Marie Marvingt: Athlete, early aviator, world-class badass and … “chill girl?”

Marie Marvingt at the controls

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Marie Marvingt was a world-class badass, by almost anyone’s standards. Just reading Wikipedia’s capsule biography of the women who became known in her native France as “la fiancée du danger” makes me a little tired. Born in 1875, Mlle Marvingt was, variously, an